Sarah J. Maas - Throne of Glass

Sarah J. Maas – Throne of Glass

I think the fact that I started this book 3 weeks ago probably gives you a good idea what I thought of it. It was only 400ish pages long, but it felt like a long hard slog to get to the end. The plot was just really slow and it felt like there was a lot of emphasis placed on certain areas and others were just skipped over entirely. To say that the main plot line was a series of tests to determine the new King’s Champion, there were too...

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Brandon Sanderson – The Rithmatist

*sigh* Brandon Sanderson. Is it even possible for him to write a bad book? I’d love to take a glimpse inside his head, his creativity is just endless. I love the fact that every Sanderson book you read has a different world and a different magic system, but it’s always introduced so well that it’s not confusing or hard to understand. In this book, the magic revolves around something called Rithmatics. These are people who have...

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Brandon Sanderson – The Alloy of Law

I reserved this book at Waterstones while I was reading Hero of Ages, and I was very surprised when I went to pick it up that it was so short! The other books have been 700+ monsters, and this one clocked in at just over 300 pages. Let me tell you, my shoulder was very glad for a rest!! The book itself took a little while to get into, the only real common element with the previous 3 books was the elements of Allomancy and Feruchemy, the book was...

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Brandon Sanderson – Hero of Ages (Mistborn 3)

Well I would just like to say that this has become my favourite fantasy series. I thought I’d loved reading Game of Thrones, but this was soooooo much better! (Warning: spoiler alerts below) I didn’t realise quite how attached I had become to the main characters until things started happening to them and I wanted to help so badly and couldn’t! Poor Sazed has lost faith in his study of religions, along with just religions and...

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Brandon Sanderson - The Well of Ascension (Mistborn 2)

Brandon Sanderson – The Well of Ascension (Mistborn 2)

They tend to say that the second book in a trilogy can usually be a bit slow – you’ve already got through the introduction to all the characters and the plotline, and you’re waiting for the dramatic ending to the final book in the series. But I’m very glad to say that it wasn’t true for Mistborn. I’ll warn you now, there will be spoilers below so look away now if you don’t want to ruin the surprises for...

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